Endangered: The presumption of liberty

by Andrew Napolitano -- In the years following the adoption of the Constitution, before he was secretary of state under President Thomas Jefferson and then president himself, James Madison, who wrote the more…

More federal chilling of free speech

by Andrew Napolitano -- Earlier this week, the federal government's National Science Foundation, an entity created to encourage the study of science – encouragement that it achieves by awarding grants to scholars more…

Do you trust government with personal freedoms?

by Andrew Napolitano -- Earlier this week, FBI Director James Comey gave an interview to "60 Minutes" during which he revealed a flawed understanding of personal freedom. He rightly distinguished what FBI more…

Why James Clapper still has his job

by Andrew Napolitano -- When President Obama attributed the rise in Iraq of the Islamic State, or ISIS, to the failures of the U.S. intelligence community earlier this week, naming and blaming more…

Pernicious military adventurism: It's back

by Andrew Napolitano -- What if the American invasion of Iraq had nothing to do with weapons of mass destruction? What if whatever weapons of mass destruction Saddam Hussein once had were more…

More unlawful presidential killing

by Andrew Napolitano -- As the debate rages over whether the president needs congressional authorization for war prior to his deployment of the military to degrade or destroy ISIS, the terrorist organization more…

Stay out of latest Muslim civil war

by Andrew Napolitano -- James Madison is commonly referred to as the Father of the Constitution in large measure because, in the secrecy of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787, he more…

An unhappy summer for liberty

by Andrew Napolitano -- At the root of the chaos in the Middle East and here at home are governments that respect no limits on their exercise of power. Public officials – more…